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Ken Blanchard, The One Minute Manager, Urges Cornell Students Not To ‘Duck’ Their Potential

Ken Blanchard is one of the most influential leadership experts in the world. He is the coauthor of the iconic bestseller, The One Minute Manager, and 60 other books whose combined sales total more than 21 million copies. His groundbreaking works have been translated into more than 42 languages and few people have influenced the day-to-day management of people and companies more than Blanchard…

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Wayfair CEO Niraj Shah Founded The Future Of Furniture After His Cornell Experience

The tech industry is filled with tales of university friendships that led to billion-dollar businesses. But for Niraj Shah and his partner Steve Conine, theirs is a union that brought furniture to the tech world and beyond. In 2002, the duo founded CSN Stores and its affiliated website, racksandstands.com, selling home and office goods from a spare bedroom in Boston…

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Science Guy, Bill Nye, Acknowledges Inspirational Experiences At Alma Mater Cornell

Known for his quirky bowtie and long lab coat, Bill Nye is one of America’s most famous science educators. Recognized by millions as “Bill Nye the Science Guy” from his 1990s PBS TV series, Nye began his career as a mechanical engineer for Boeing Corporation in Seattle, where he invented a hydraulic resonance suppressor tube used on 747 airplanes…

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